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First Name Directory - Starting with S




This site is dedicated to maintaining a database of first names from all over the world. We are still working to add all meanings to the names and sort them by gender, ethic and other behavior.

Most names come from the European and Arab area, especially italian, spanish, french and german firstnames.


Salomon
Salomon is a first name and family name. The name is the Greek form of the Hebrew name of Schelomo. This is derived from Shalom peace.
Samuel
Samuel (Sometimes spelled Samual) is a male given name of Hebrew origin meaning either "name of God" or "God has heard" (שם האלוהים Shem Alohim) (שמע אלוהים Sh'ma Alohim). Samuel was the last of the ruling judges in the Old Testament. He anointed Saul to be the first King of Israel and later anointed David.
Sebastian
Sebastian is a given name. It comes from the Latin name Sebastianus meaning "from Sebastia", the ancient name of the city of Sivas, in modern Turkey. The name of the city is derived from the Greek word σεβαστός (sebastos), "venerable", which comes from σέβας (sebas), "awe, reverence, dread", in turn from the verb σέβομαι (sebomai), "feel awe, scruple, be ashamed". Sebastos was the Greek translation of the title Augustus, which was used for Roman emperors. Sebastian became a widely used name because it was the name of Saint Sebastian, a third-century Christian martyr.
Serafim
The Seraphim (singular of Seraph, plural Seraphim, or Seraphe, older language also Séraphin;) Hebrew: śrāfîm שָׂרָף śārāf, plural שְׂרָפִים; Latin: seraphim and seraphin (plural), as well as seraphus (-i, m.); Greek: σεραφείμ serapheím (m., plural)) are angels who were created in the teachings of Abrahamic religions of Judaism, Christianity and Islam by God and are subordinate to him.
Sotiris
Sotiris (Greek Σωτήρης) is a male given name. It is a variation of Sotirios and Greek origin. The name means Salvation or redemption.
Spiro
Spiro is a surname with a variety of origins, as well as a given name among Greek-speaking populations, Albanians, Montenegrins, and the Christians of Lebanon.
Spyridon
Spyridon (Ancient Greek: Σπυρίδων; Modern Greek: Σπυρίδωνας) is a Greek male given name. It is often shortened to Σπύρος (Spyros, often Anglicised as Spyro or Spiro) since Spyridon sounds too archaic and ecclesiastical. The name's origins are traced to ancient Greek, originating from Spyris (Σπυρίς), meaning the one who manufactures spyrides (σπυρίδες), which were a kind of wicker baskets, or meaning the affluent, the rich man, who has much grain or other goods to spyrides (σπυρίδες).
Stavros
Stavros (Σταύρος) is a Greek name. It comes from σταυρóς, the Greek word for "cross", meaning the Christian cross. Unlike many other names of Greek origin (e.g. Alexander, Nicholas, Peter, Stephen) that have been adopted in many languages throughout the world, Stavros as a given name is used exclusively by Greeks. Shipping magnate Stavros Niarchos, one of the 20th century's wealthiest men, was the most famous bearer of the name internationally.
Stefan
Stefan is a male given name, a variant of Stephan. The word originally meant in the ancient Greek Στέφανος "wreath"; "Crown" ("the wreathed" or "the sacred").
Stefanos
Stephanos is a masculine given name and a form of Stefan (as Latin Stephanus). The word originally meant in the ancient Greek Στέφανος "wreath"; "Crown" ("the wreathed" or "the sacred").
Stefen
Stefan is a male given name, a variant of Stephan. The word originally meant in the ancient Greek Στέφανος "wreath"; "Crown" ("the wreathed" or "the sacred").
Stephan
Stephan is a male given name and family name. Stephan is a short form of the Latin name of Stephanus. This was made from the Greek name of Stephanos (Στέφανος). The word stephanos means in Greek "Wreath", "Crown".
Stephanos
Stephanos is a masculine given name and a form of Stefan (as Latin Stephanus). The word originally meant in the ancient Greek Στέφανος "wreath"; "Crown" ("the wreathed" or "the sacred").
Stevan
Stefan is a male given name, a variant of Stephan. The word originally meant in the ancient Greek Στέφανος "wreath"; "Crown" ("the wreathed" or "the sacred").
Steve
Stefan is a male given name, a variant of Stephan. The word originally meant in the ancient Greek Στέφανος "wreath"; "Crown" ("the wreathed" or "the sacred").
Saint George
Saint George (Greek: Γεώργιος Geṓrgios; Latin: Georgius; AD 275–281 to 23 April 303), according to legend, was a Roman soldier and officer in the Guard of Roman emperor Diocletian of the Roman army, who ordered his death for failing to recant his Christian faith. As a Christian martyr, he later became one of the most venerated saints in Christianity.
Stathis
Stathis is a Greek name.
Stelios
Stelios (Greek: Στέλιος) or formally Stylianos (Greek: Στυλιανός) is a Greek first name. This name is given to honor St. Stylianos, an orthodox saint, protector of the children.
Smizer
Smizer ([ˈzmitsʲer]) is the Belarusian variant of originating from Greek first name Dmitri. In addition to Smizer also Dzimitry is in Belarus (Belarusian Дзмітрый) as Belarusian form of Russian Dmitri in use. Well-known bearer of the name Smizer are:
Savvas
Savvas (Gr. Σάββας) is a Greek given name, which derives from the Hebrew word Sabbath. "Σάββατο" is the Greek name of the seventh day of the week, starting with Sunday.





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